Lynn Onstot Speaks at Tree Dedication One Year After the Tornado that Struck Joplin

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Joplin, Mo., May 23, 2012 -- Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer for the City of Joplin, speaks at the Longaberger Tree Dedication in Cunningham Park, Joplin, MO. The tree-dedication was part of Joplin's Day of Remembrance one year after a deadly tornado struck Joplin on May 22, 2011. The tornado killed 161 residents of Joplin, destroyed 25% of the town and generated $2.2 billion in property damage. The tree-dedication recognized the planting of 40 trees donated by the Longaberger Foundation of Newark, Ohio. FEMA supports the recovery efforts of towns and communities like Joplin as they work to rebuild after a disaster. Photo by Christopher Mardorf/FEMA
Joplin, Mo., May 23, 2012 -- Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer for the City of Joplin, speaks at the Longaberger Tree Dedication in Cunningham Park, Joplin, MO. The tree-dedication was part of Joplin's Day of Remembrance one year after a deadly tornado struck Joplin on May 22, 2011. The tornado killed 161 residents of Joplin, destroyed 25% of the town and generated $2.2 billion in property damage. The tree-dedication recognized the planting of 40 trees donated by the Longaberger Foundation of Newark, Ohio. FEMA supports the recovery efforts of towns and communities like Joplin as they work to rebuild after a disaster. Photo by Christopher Mardorf/FEMA - Location: Joplin, MO
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